Open Access Asia (OAA) is an initiative designed to increase awareness among early career researchers, professors, research managers, and policymakers on the importance of providing free availability of publicly funded research in Asia.
OAA's mission is to develop a comprehensive electronic database that provides the academic community with access to legitimate, open-access, peer-reviewed academic journals from across Asia, covering a range of disciplines, including the sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts, and humanities.
Benefits of indexing a journal in OAA
Open Access Asia is an ambitious initiative striving to increase the global visibility and recognition of scholarly scientific journals published in Asia.
Boost the Visibility and Recognition
Journals that seek to be indexed in Open Access Asia are required to adhere to the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing guidelines for all their published content, including special issues and conference proceedings.
The journal name should be unique and not easily confused with others. It should not mislead potential authors...Read More
Websites must be properly maintained and supported, with a focus on security measures to protect users from...Read More
The publishing frequency of a journal must be clearly defined and adhered to unless there are exceptional...Read More
A journal should clearly indicate its plan for electronic backup and long-term digital preservation of the journal...Read More
The copyright terms for published content must be stated clearly, both on the website and within the content itself...Read More
The website should clearly describe licensing information, including the licensing terms indicated on the full text...Read More
Ensuring that the indexing process is fair, comprehensive, and relevant to the needs of the academic community.
Offers a unique opportunity to engage with the open access community and make a meaningful impact on the future of scholarly publishing in the region.
We are looking for an experienced administrative professional with excellent multitasking, planning, and organizing skills to join our dedicated team. This role is multifaceted and hands-on, requiring the successful candidate to help ensure the smooth and efficient operation of OAA.
If you are passionate about Open Access Asia and have the relevant expertise, please submit your CV and full list of published works to firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you.
Do you have a strong dedication to promoting open-access publishing in Asia? Join us in shaping the development of OAA with your unique perspective and experience, and take part in driving discussions on pressing and complex issues in this field.
Interested candidates who want to join as volunteers to promote the cause of Open Access Asia should send their CVs, along with a complete list of publications, to email@example.com.